Vodafone developing new satellite technology that can locate Internet of Things devices and autonomous vehicles within centimetres

Vodafone and Topcon Positioning Group are developing a new mass-market precise positioning system that will locate Internet of Things (IoT) devices, machinery, and vehicles with a greater degree of accuracy than using only individual global navigation satellites systems (GNSS). Vehicles, scooters, and even robot lawn mowers can be securely monitored in real-time to within a […]

Vodafone launches platform to improve road safety in Europe

Vodafone has launched a new platform designed to connect road users directly with transport authorities and each other, enabling safety information, hazard warnings and traffic updates to be shared in real-time no matter which device or in-vehicle system they are using. The platform is compatible with all third-party apps and in-vehicle navigation systems. Vodafone is […]

Vodafone and AWS technology tie-up delivers autonomous boost for Aurrigo

The driverless pod maker Aurrigo has announced that it has become one of the first companies in the UK to benefit from a new technology partnership between Vodafone and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The autonomous vehicle specialist has been powering its three Auto-Shuttles – used in the recent trials on roads in Cambridge. It says the […]

HERE, Vodafone and Porsche partner on real-time warning system

HERE Technologies, Vodafone and Porsche have announced a feasibility study on road traffic safety. The three global companies say they are working together to trial how 5G technology and highly precise location determination can improve traffic safety and reduce the number of road accidents in the future. The three companies are collaborating in the development […]

Vodafone’s V2X trial goes live

A new mobility cloud platform designed to improve road user safety is being tested for the first time on the open road in the UK. Developed by Vodafone, Nokia and Chordant, with support from the UK Government Centre for Connected and Automated Vehicles and the Midlands Future Mobility consortium, the platform is providing digitally connected […]

MIRA and Vodafone team up on 5G testing

The automotive test centre HORIBA MIRA is teaming up with Vodafone to install a 5G private network at its track near Nuneaton. The companies say the 5G mobile private network, with its ultra-fast speeds and low latency, will assist in the development of driverless vehicles at the site and could enable HORIBA MIRA’s clients to […]

Vodafone and Immense join Midlands Future Mobility with 5G commitment

Two new partners have joined the largest real-world Connected and Automated Mobility testbed in the UK, with Vodafone and Immense signing up as partners. More than 300 miles of West Midlands’ roads are set to trial connected and automated vehicles, with the aim of making roads safer and allowing for more predictable goods delivery and […]


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